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Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Suddenly-hot Braves win fourth in a row

ATLANTA - Tyler Flowers went 4 for 4 and drove in three runs, Mallex Smith had three RBIs and the Atlanta Braves beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 8-1 on Tuesday night.
By George Henry

Sunday, April 17, 2016

Rookie's RBI in 10th helps Braves beat Marlins for sweep

MIAMI - With his next scheduled start two days away, Atlanta right-hander Matt Wisler began playing catch in the bullpen in the ninth inning Sunday as his team attempted to close out a series sweep.
By Steven Wine

Saturday, April 16, 2016

Veteran carries Braves past Marlins

MIAMI - Nick Markakis drove in three runs with three hits and the Atlanta Braves won for the second consecutive night after losing their first nine games, beating Miami 6-4 on Saturday.
By Steven Wine

Stacked Braves to visit GreenJackets

The Augusta GreenJackets will play host to a loaded Rome Braves roster for the first time this season when the two meet Monday-Wednesday at Lake Olmstead Stadium.
By David Lee

Friday, April 15, 2016

Braves rally for first win of season

MIAMI - Adonis Garcia drove in three runs in the final three innings and the Atlanta Braves rallied for their first victory of the year after nine consecutive losses, beating the Miami Marlins 6-3 ...
By Steven Wine

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Harper lifts Nationals past Braves

WASHINGTON - Bryce Harper smashed a panel on an electronic signboard with his slam in the third inning, and the Washington Nationals beat the Braves 6-2 on Thursday to give Atlanta its ninth ...
By Ian Quillen

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Struggling Braves fall to 0-8

WASHINGTON - Tanner Roark pitched seven innings, Stephen Drew and Jayson Werth homered in the fourth and the Washington Nationals defeated the winless Atlanta Braves 3-0 on Wednesday night for ...
By Harvey Valentine

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Braves fall to Nationals, remain winless

WASHINGTON - Bryce Harper sliced a two-run double to left with two outs in the eighth inning, lifting Washington past Atlanta 2-1 on Tuesday night for the Nationals' 12th consecutive home victory ...
By Howard Fendrich

Monday, April 11, 2016

Braves fall to 0-6 for the first time in nearly 30 years

WASHINGTON - The Atlanta Braves lost 6-4 to the Washington Nationals, who used Wilson Ramos' four singles and two RBI to help cover up a shaky start by Max Scherzer on Monday night.
By Howard Fendrich

Sunday, April 10, 2016

Cardinals sweep winless Braves

ATLANTA - Brandon Moss and Matt Carpenter hit three-run homers and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Braves 12-7 on Sunday to keep Atlanta as the only National League team without a win.
By Charles Odum

Saturday, April 9, 2016

Rough start to season continues for Braves

ATLANTA - Pitcher Carlos Martinez drove in two runs, matching the total he allowed in six innings, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat Julio Teheran and the winless Atlanta Braves 12-2 on Saturday night.
By Charles Odum

Friday, April 8, 2016

Cardinals rally past Braves after hitting three pinch-hit home runs

ATLANTA - Rookie Aledmys Diaz got his first career homer to break a tie as a pinch hitter in the eighth inning, helping the St. Louis Cardinals rally from a four-run deficit to beat the Atlanta ...
By Charles Odum

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Braves fall to Nats again

ATLANTA -Pinch-hitter Matt den Dekker, recalled from the minors earlier in the day, had a tiebreaking, two-run double in a three-run seventh inning that led the Washington Nationals over the ...
By Charles Odum

Monday, April 4, 2016

Miscues doom Braves in opener

ATLANTA -Jason Grilli couldn't hold a one-run lead in the ninth inning and Gordon Beckham's throwing error set up Daniel Murphy's run-scoring double in the 10th inning that sent the Washington ...
By Charles Odum

Sunday, April 3, 2016

Braves face bleak 2016, bright future

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves are looking forward to a shiny new stadium and the bounty of a replenished farm system. First, they must get through 2016.
By Paul Newberry

Saturday, April 2, 2016

Stubbs, Ogando make Braves roster

The Atlanta Braves reached their Opening Day roster, adding outfielder Drew Stubbs and pitcher Alexi Ogando and designating for assignment outfielders Michael Bourn and Emilio Bonifacio on Saturday.

Friday, April 1, 2016

Tanaka gets start for Yankees

Masahiro Tanaka has rebounded from a slow spring training start after having a procedure in October to remove a bone spur from his throwing elbow to become the New York Yankees' opening day starter.

Thursday, March 31, 2016

Braves' Schuerholz changes jobs

The Atlanta Braves' John Schuerholz is moving from team president to vice chairman.

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Braves send Foltynewicz to Gwinnett

Atlanta Braves right-hander Mike Foltynewicz, who had a late start to spring training following surgery for blood clots in his shoulder, was optioned to Triple-A Gwinnett.

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Francoeur makes Braves roster

Jeff Francoeur has made the Atlanta Braves' opening-day roster with an impressive showing in spring training.
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